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Graduation bucket list

Graduation bucket list

Lucie Sullivan, Audio Content Director

May 4, 2017


Filed under Featured, Radio

From curd crawls to a Raynor rave, underclassmen students reflect on what they hope to check off their bucket lists before graduating from Marquette....

Appeal to sponsors: Bring back New Music Stage

Appeal to sponsors: Bring back New Music Stage

GM Powell, Assistant Music Director

May 3, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinions, Radio, Viewpoints, Wire Featured

Last summer when I pulled up Summerfest’s website I was crestfallen to find the New Music Stage, which hosted many local and up-and-coming acts, had been nixed. Grafton’s K-Nation Entertainment, who had been the sponsors of the stage until 2015, pulled their sponsorship, citing the difficulty of ...

Behind the byline: Suicide awareness in LGBTQ community

Behind the byline: Suicide awareness in LGBTQ community

Lily Wellen, Marquette Radio General Manager

May 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Podcasts, Radio, Radio

Marquette Radio General Manager Lily Wellen chats with Journal Editor Steph Harte to discuss her story on suicide awareness in the LGBTQ community on Marquette's campus. This story is part of the Marquette Wire’s “Breaking the Silence” series to increase awareness and start dialogue about suicide in college. Read, watch and listen to more coverage here. Graphic by Anabelle M...

Album review: Sylvan Esso’s ‘What Now’

Album review: Sylvan Esso’s ‘What Now’

GM Powell, Assistant Music Director

May 3, 2017


Filed under CD Review, Music Reviews, Radio, Wire Featured

Sylvan Esso’s “What Now” asks just that.  Following their 2015 breakout debut album, Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn (a Milwaukee native!) had to fight their way through the turbulence of their newfound fame.  They also had to take stock of where they came from and figure out where they would go. The...

Behind the byline: Innovations for suicide intervention

Behind the byline: Innovations for suicide intervention

Lily Wellen, Marquette Radio General Manager

May 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Podcasts, Radio, Radio

Lily Wellen chats with projects reporter Maredithe Meyer to discuss her stories on innovations for suicide intervention through scientific research, Marquette's counseling center and Marquette's Active Minds club. ...

Breaking the Silence: Interview with To Write Love on Her Arms founder

Breaking the Silence: Interview with To Write Love on Her Arms founder

Lily Wellen, Marquette Radio General Manager

April 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Radio, Radio

To Write Love on Her Arms founder, Jamie Tworkowski, explains what his organization does to help those dealing with suicide by sharing stories and showing people they aren't alone. He travels to colleges, music festivals and different countries to help break the silence on the topic of suicide. His c...

In response to Noisey’s “Do We Really Need an Indie Rock Revival in 2017?”

In response to Noisey’s “Do We Really Need an Indie Rock Revival in 2017?”

Morgan Hughes

April 28, 2017


Filed under Radio

Ben Gibbard is a cry-baby, but we love him anyway because he looks so dang cool in his skinny jeans and short-sleeved button-ups. Mopey boys with side bangs have only ever been cool while holding guitars. Take away the strings and all you're left with is a sad high schooler with a handful of mixtapes...

Breaking the Silence on LGBTQ Mental Health: Dr. Nick Heck

Breaking the Silence on LGBTQ Mental Health: Dr. Nick Heck

Lucie Sullivan, Audio Content Director

April 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Featured, Radio, Radio

Psychology professor Dr. Nick Heck discusses LGBTQ mental health, the increased stress individuals experience and how to be an ally. Heck specializes in research on LGBTQ mental health outcomes and has piloted multiple gay-straight alliance support groups at various high schools. This story is ...

Two Door Cinema Club Makes Milwaukee Debut

Two Door Cinema Club Makes Milwaukee Debut

GM Powell, Assistant Music Director

April 27, 2017


Filed under Artist Live, Concert Review, Uncategorized, Wire Featured

The Pabst Theater's house lights fade. As the crowd begins to crescendo, the stage lights up brilliantly. Two Door Cinema Club unassumingly takes the stage even as the audience screams. And then, there it is: the first chord, and we've begun. Two Door Cinema Club released their debut album, "Tourist...

MUR Show of the Week: Unlimited Swipes

MUR Show of the Week: Unlimited Swipes

Jimmy Drenovsky, Radio, Assistant General Manager

April 27, 2017


Filed under Featured, Radio

As a freshman in college, you value certain things far more than at other times in your life. Maybe it’s a cool roommate. Perhaps you got a good night’s sleep for the first time in a long time. Or maybe you hold that college meal plan in high esteem like our DJs do. Hosted by freshmen Julia Bellair...

MUR staff podcast: Mental health in music

MUR staff podcast: Mental health in music

Ian Schrank, Radio Assistant General Manager

April 20, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Radio, Radio, Wire Featured

There are many approaches to songwriting. For some, it is personal healing process. For others, it is a way to reach out to listeners who have had similar experiences. But what should musicians do when writing songs about mental health? Do they have a responsibility to treat the subject with c...

MUR Show of the Week: We Didn’t Watch This Movie

MUR Show of the Week: We Didn’t Watch This Movie

Jimmy Drenovsky, Radio, Publicist

April 20, 2017


Filed under Featured, Radio, Shows

You’ve been really wanting to know what that latest Adam Sandler Netflix movie is about, right? Or perhaps you’ve been dying to know what the plotline of the third straight-to-DVD Shrek spin-off is? Well, if you tune in to Marquette Radio Tuesday nights, you’ll find some DJs with the same questions....